Humans Domesticated Yeast Through Bread-Making: Study
Humans Domesticated Yeast Through Bread-Making: Study
Over centuries of cultivating Saccharomyces cerevisiae to make dough, bakers have put selective pressure on the species, causing it to diverge into two distinct groups, according to the authors.
Humans Domesticated Yeast Through Bread-Making: Study
Humans Domesticated Yeast Through Bread-Making: Study

Over centuries of cultivating Saccharomyces cerevisiae to make dough, bakers have put selective pressure on the species, causing it to diverge into two distinct groups, according to the authors.

Over centuries of cultivating Saccharomyces cerevisiae to make dough, bakers have put selective pressure on the species, causing it to diverge into two distinct groups, according to the authors.

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Image of the Day: Meiosis Researcher, Olympic Hopeful
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Without This Enzyme, Insertions Thrive in the Yeast Genome
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A study underscores the importance of Dna2 in maintaining the integrity of the genetic code.
Infographic: How Stray DNA Can Land in Double-Strand Breaks
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A study on yeast illuminates how insertions may occur.
Yeast Engineered to Make Cannabinoids
Yeast Engineered to Make Cannabinoids
Kerry Grens | Feb 27, 2019
Genes inserted into the yeast genome produce the compounds CBD and THC in the microbes.